Agile Transformation: The Evolving Role of Managers and Leaders

The meeting was held on March 9 at 14:00

The demands for Agile methodologies continue to grow, it is crucial for IT leaders to stay ahead of the curve and understand the evolving role they play in ensuring successful outcomes.
In this training, you will learn about effective communication strategies and how to promote "alignment" within your teams, as well as discuss the potential pitfalls on your leadership journey. We will share best practices, real-world examples, and insights to help you effectively lead your teams in the agile age.

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Selected topics we talked about:

  • Effective communication strategies
  • How to promote "alignment" within your teams
  • Potential pitfalls on your leadership journey
  • Best practices, real-world examples, and insights

The meeting was led by Stefan Rautszko, and his guests were Michele Lanzinger, Tomasz Szymborski and Agnieszka Kościuszko-Wyrwał.


Michele Lanzinger

SAFe Strategic Advisor & SPCT @ Scaled Agile, Inc.

Michele was born in Italy. He has studied business administration at Università Cattolica in Milan and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

He has worked in several consulting firms in Europe and founded and supported some startups in different sectors.

Since 2014 Michele has focused on Agile transformation and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), supporting many transformations around Europe. He is a very experienced coach and trainer.

He is SAFe Strategic Advisor and SPCT at Scaled Agile, helping partners and enterprises implement business agility across EMEA.

Michele lives in Germany. He is fluent in Italian, English, German, and Spanish.

Michele Lanzinger

Tomasz Szymborski

Senior Manager @ Deloitte Consulting

Agile Coach @ Conlea

IT professional with substantial experience in development process, leading committed agile teams that contribute to demanding business. SAFe trainer and consultant, PMP and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner with solid analytical skills.
Demonstrates strong commitment to satisfying business objectives.

Specialties: agile practices, change management, PMI methodology, communications.

Bicycle advocate.

Tomek Szymborski

Agnieszka Kościuszko-Wyrwał 

Product Owner @ mySugr | Lead IT Expert @ Roche

Aga works as a Product Owner of global applications and digital solutions. She has experience in building validated products (incl. Software as a Medical Device). As a certified Product Owner and SAFe SPC, she promotes Lean and Agile frameworks based on high-reforming teams. She runs trainings and facilitates workshops. She supports development via mentoring.

Agnieszka Kościuszko-Wyrwał

Stefan Rautszko

DevOps Leader @ Roche 

Problem slayer and solution hunter who tames the beasts within product and capability teams.

DevOps Chapter Head with experience gained with global Pharma and Healthcare organizations. Business and customer-focused, built upon 12 years in the IT industry.

People Manager (10 -23 direct reports) that has experience in building and developing engaged teams. His top 5 strengths in Gallup's Strength Finder are: Individualization, Significance, Focus, Harmony, and Positivity.
Stefan Rautszko